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     Jake Kildoo  
    Jake

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Grove City, PA

    High School:
    Grove City Area


    11/14/2014

    Irish Women, Men Finish Sixth At NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship

    Molly Seidel, Michael Clevenger earn individual national bids

    10/31/2014

    Irish Women Finish Fifth, Men Finish Seventh At ACC Championships

    Molly Seidel (5th), Danielle Aragon (19th) and Michael Clevenger (21st) nab All-ACC honors.

    10/17/2014

    Irish Cross Country Squads Wrap Up Regular Season Slate At Elite Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

    Timothy Ball (44th) and Molly Seidel (28th) led Irish finishers among a packed ranked field.

    10/16/2014

    Irish Head To The Badger State For Elite National Meet

    Both Notre Dame squads set to race at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational Friday.

    10/03/2014

    Irish Women's Cross Country Team Impressive With Third-Place Finish At Notre Dame Invitational

    Junior Molly Seidel continues to run strong with a fifth-place showing among some of the nation's top runners.

    10/11/2014

    National Catholic Championships (Sept. 19, 2014)

    The Irish welcomed in Catholic schools from around the country for the 35th annual National Catholic Championships.

    10/11/2014

    Notre Dame Invitational (Oct. 3, 2014)

    The Irish welcomed in some of the nation's best teams for the 59th annual Notre Dame Invitational.

    09/16/2011

    9/16 National Catholic Championship

    Notre Dame competed in the National Catholic Championship on September 16th, 2011.

    HIGHLIGHTS

    • ACC Cross Country Performer of the Week, Sept. 23, 2014
    • NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round qualifier (track and field), 2013, 2014
    • Rosenthal Leadership Academy, 2012-13
    • BIG EAST Academic All-Star, 2011-12, 2012-13
    • USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (track and field), 2012-13
    • U.S. World Junior Team selection, 2011-12

    AS A SENIOR: Competed in five meets during cross country season ... won the National Catholic Championship 5M race out of a field of 89 runners (24:57.98) ... named ACC Cross Country Performer of the Week, September 23, 2014 ... finished 39th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional Championship 10K (31:03) ... placed 40th of 138 runners at the ACC Championships 8K (24:26.7).

    AS A JUNIOR:Competed in six of the seven meets during the cross country season ... placed second out of 91 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5M (25:05.4) ... took 46thout of 129 runners in the ACC Championship 8K (25:09.4) ... finished 27thout of 129 runners in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 10K (31:10) ... earned a cross country monogram ... Competed in four meets during the indoor track and field season ... eared a ninth-place finish among 24 runners in the 10,000m run at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... One of three male Irish male athletes to compete at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, recording a 28th place finish in the 10,000m run (30:46.33).

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in five meets during the cross country season, including the BIG EAST, NCAA Great Lakes Regional and NCAA Championship meets ... finished 22nd out of 114 runners at the BIG EAST Championship 8K (25:13.69) to help the Irish take third out of 14 teams ... placed 31st out of 201 runners at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional meet (31:55) as Notre Dame finished fifth out of 30 teams ... opened year with an eighth place showing out of 276 runners at the National Catholic Championship 5M (24:52.1) ... took 46th out of 163 runners in the five-mile blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (24:29) ... earned a cross country monogram ... ran in nine meets during the indoor and outdoor track seasons... competed in the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round in the 10,000m... finished in eighth place in the 10,000m (29:58.73) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... other outdoor meets competed in were the Polytan and Stanford Invitationals ... finished seventh and ran a personal best in the 5000m (14:14.96) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing fourth in the 5000m (14:21.80) and ninth in the 3000m (8:13.12) ... placed third in the 5000m (14:28.22) at the Meyo Invitational ... registered a second-place finish in the 3000m (8:21.80) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished fourth in the 5000m (14:36.80) at the Blue & Gold Invitational to kick off the indoor season ... participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track and field) ... earned a track & field monogram.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in two meets during the cross country season ... finished 18th out of 255 runners at the National Catholic Championships 8K (25:12) ... also ran in the 8K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:55) ... competed in eight outdoor and indoor track and field meets during the year ... placed sixth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 10,000m with a time of 33:13.21 ... ran a season best 4:15.90 mile time at the Notre Dame Invitational ... achieved a fifth place finish at the Indiana Relays in his sole outing of the 3000m with a time of 8:26.95 ... finished in 3:59.74 in the 1500m at the Polytan Invitational ... placed second at the U.S. Junior National Championships in the 10,000m, earning a spot on the U.S. World Junior team that competed in Barcelona, Spain, in July. Finished 11th and was first U.S. runner to cross the finish line ... competed at the NACAC Cross Country Championships in Trinidad in March, finishing ninth in helping the U.S. to a team title ... qualified for the meet after finishing fifth at the 8K USA Cross Country Championships in Saint Louis, Mo., in February ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Jacob Michael Kildoo graduated from Grove City High School (Grove City, Pa.) in the spring of 2011 ... lettered all four years in cross country and track and field ... conference, sectional and regional champion in both sports as a sophomore, junior and senior ... four-time all-conference, all-city, all-region and all-county selection in both sports ... all-state as a senior in both sports ... named team captain as a senior ... finished 12th at the Footlocker Northeast Regional as a junior ... claimed fifth place at the Pennsylvania state cross country meet as a senior ... finished fourth and third, respectively, as a junior and senior at in the 3000m run at the Pennsylvania state track and field championships ... member of the National Honor Society and volunteered at a local nursing home ... participated in church choir ... ranked fourth in class academically ... born to Michael and Gwen Kildoo in Butler, Pa. ... has a younger brother, Noah ... double major who is enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters for philosophy and Arabic.

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